Flashcards in ESLPodcast 21 - Tell Me About Yourself Deck (6)
родился и вырос
Well, I ...... in Minnesota, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to be exact. I won't say how long ago that was, but let's just say I'm no spring chicken.
was born and raised
she is no longer young
Well, I was born and raised in Minnesota, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to be exact. I won't say how long ago that was, but let's just say I'm ......
n Sally's no spring chicken, but she plays a fine game of tennis.
to impair, damage, or harm the character or nature of (someone) by unwise treatment, excessive indulgence, etc.
I grew up there with my rather large family of 8 brothers and 2 sisters. (I was the baby of the family, but I swear I wasn't .....
to spoil a child by pampering him.!)
After graduating from high school, I ...... the University of Minnesota to get my bachelor's degree.
When I got my degree I went on to study my PhD.
лучше поздно, чем никогда
. It took me a while to learn the ropes at the university, but I finally graduated nearly 6 years later. ....., as my father used to say.
Better late than never